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Monday, April 21, 2014

Teen Gets To Hawaii In The Wheel Well Of A Jet

Posted by Danielle Henderson on Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 1:59 PM

What the WHAT?

The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, and survived. The boy is expected to fully recover."

According to The Maui News, the unidentified teen survived the trip "halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said."

Even though there is surveillance footage of the teen climbing the fence to get to the flight in California and climbing down from the wheel well in Hawaii, there's also some speculation about whether or not this is real:

The Chronicle adds that "pilot and aviation consultant John Nance said the incident is 'one of three things — a hoax, a miracle or we're going to have to rewrite the textbooks if he actually did what he says he did. He needs to be studied very carefully by medical science because this is not supposed to be possible.' "

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